All over. Penrith advance to the Grand Final!
Souths get 22 seconds
final minute, Panthers with the ball 15m shy of halfway
Play stopped as Knight stays down.
they've got 60m to travel and 2 tackles left
Souths with the ball, 2 mins left
SCRUM PANTHERS - Reynolds kicks a 40.01/20
Reynolds from the sideline cannot bring the conversion attempt back.
Souths go left with a stacked shortside, Walkers pass is poor but Allan toes it ahead twice and then grounds the rolling ball for a try in the left corner
Off to the bunker
Souths get a set restart on the last tackle, 15m from the Panthers line
Luai with a great tackle to deny Walker a try but has injured his lower leg in the process. He's hobbling in back play.
Souths short restart and Gagai comes up with the ball
Cleary converts from right in front.
Yeo fends off one defender, steps and then busts through the Souths line before producing a great draw and pass to Edwards over under the posts.
SCRUM PANTHERS - Cook from dummy half kicks and finds touch 3m from the Panthers line
Souths let Cleary's bomb bounce and Crichton tries to bat it back, but it goes forward. Handover on Souths 20m
Souths playing with a lot more enthusiasm and being more expansive with the ball. Koroisau could be about to return to the field.
Crichton very nearly scores after bumping off several defenders, but then he lost the ball as he got to his feet.
Koroisau now coming off the field
Edwards with a clever take gets his side a 7 tackle set. Play stopped though as Koroisau is down with a shoulder concern. He is back in play
Capewell drops the ball. It's like his hands are allergic to Steedens tonight
SCRUM PANTHERS - Tom Burgess with a play the ball fumble, 30m from the Panthers line
Cleary's kick bounces in the Bunnies ingoal. Crichton managed to get the ball, but he lost it while trying to ground it. 3rd try gone begging for Penrith
Set Restart Penrith, 10m from Souths line.
Cleary with a shallow bomb which Allen takes, but then he loses the ball, 2m from the Bunnies line, when hit by May in the tackle.
Reynolds slots the sideline conversion, easier than me dishing up dinner between live updating.
Gagai goes for the line and is tackled short, but he reaches out, reverse slam dunk style and just gets the ball down for a try in the left corner
Murray makes a break but Edwards tackles him
PENALTY SOUTHS - Play stopped again with Cartwright going down after Tetevano hits him accidentally across the nose as Cartwright falls in the tackle.
Reynolds kicks high and it's allowed to bounce. The ball bounce back towards Souths, who clean it up, and after some panicked passing, Gagai grubbers into the Panthers ingoal and the To'o knocks it dead. Panthers drop out
Mansour gets bundled into touch, 5m from the Bunnies line
PLay stopped as Allan is down after injuring his leg, possibly a cork
Bayley Sironen will not return after succumbing to a knee injury
The half ends as Souths players share some of their favourite coffee recipes with the Panthers, who in turn are quite animated about their love of the tradies brekkie
PENALTY PENRITH - Walker with an illegal strip as the siren sounds
Cleary adds another 2
PENALTY PANTHERS - Cartwright takes out Crichton in the kick chase, 25m from the Souths line. Cleary will have a crack at the extra 2
SCRUM PANTHERS - And now Souths drop the pill at the play the ball.
SCRUM SOUTHS - Murray with a big tackle on Capewell forces the ball out.
SCRUM PANTHERS - Souths go right and look to have the extra man, bu the Panthers sliding defence drives Allan into touch.
I Managed to plate up a roast dinner since the last try. I'd like to see the contestants on Masterchef do that while performing a live Update.
Koroisau makes a break but loses the ball in a tackle by Gagai
Sironen has come off with an injury
SCRUM PANTHERS - Nicholls knocks on at halfway
Cleary with a chip kick from the left towards the posts and May takes it beautifully to score under the posts
SCRUM RABBITOHS - Gagai with a big tackle on Martin forces an error, 15m from the Bunnies line.
Panthers with some poor execution of their own on the last. Both sides are copying one another
Panthers get a fresh set 40m from the Bunnies line after Cam Murray attempted an intercept
Souths with a knock-on on the last. Woeful execution there.
SCRUM SOUTHS - Panthers make another break down the left side, but Mansour's pass inside is ruled forward and another Panther's try goes begging
SCRUM SOUTHS - Koroisau puts Yeo into a gap and he gets brought down 10m shy of the Souths line. On the next play, the Panthers go right, but Cleary's long ball is the right choice, but To'o can't catch the ball and it goes into touch, 10m from Souths line. Try goes begging.
Panthers with a set restart now, 10m from halfway
Set Restart Souths, 7m shy of halfway
SCRUM RABBITOHS - Mansour knocks on at the play the ball, 20m from the Bunnies line.
Panthers make a break down the left wing before putting a kick, which is cleaned up by Souths, and forced ingoal. Souths drop out.
Cleary's conversion from wide on the right side is sweet
Cleary kicks high and long, Johnston drops it cold. To'o cleans up the loose ball and evades a defender to scoot 10m to score to the right of the posts.
Reynolds from wide on the left side, curls the conversion through the sticks
On the next play, Reynolds kicks from the middle out to the left wing and Johnston takes it comfortably and scores out wide.
Edwards cleans up a kick by Walker, but Allan strips it from him 1-on-1 and almost scores.
Reynolds misses the penalty goal.
PENALTY SOUTHS - Tamou penalised for falling in front of Adam Reynolds
Penrith kicks off
Anasta has informed us that this is a big game. Just in case you weren't aware
Here come the Panthers.
The Bunnies are running onto the field.
Referees & scorers:
Referees: Gerard Sutton
Touch Judges: Todd Smith, Dave Munro
Video Referee: Steve Chiddy
PENRITH PANTHERS (20)
Tries: Brian To'o, Tyrone May, Dylan Edwards
Conversions: Nathan Cleary (3/3)
Penalty Goals: Nathan Cleary (1/1)
SOUTH SYDNEY RABBITOHS (16)
Tries: Alex Johnston, Dane Gagai, Corey Allan
Conversions: Adam Reynolds (2/3)
Penalty Goals: Adam Reynolds (0/1)